This week we’re looking at how you can score a free year of coding lessons, craft your own Grid-It gadget organizer, and how you can skip shredding sensitive documents if you’ve got a bucket on hand.
If you’re looking for a way to add sound-deadening panels to your home theater on the cheap, this DIY guide written by an Acoustical Engineer will help you fix up your space without breaking the bank.
Cut The Rope, a cute and addictive physics game based on the feeding of hungry “omnom” candy monsters, is now available for free in-browser play. Fire up your HTML5-capable browser and read on to play.
Despite the advances in wireless technology the cable-free future we’ve all been waiting for hasn’t arrived yet. Whether you’re wrangling network cables, peripheral cables, or a nest of charging cables, we want to hear your cable clutter busting tips and tricks.
Rather than simply rely on total downloads as a measure of worth, Quality Index compiles a meta rank by combining critical reviews from across the web into a weighted score. Read on to check out the top 10 games and apps from 2011.
You’ve laid the last foot of wire, tested all the inputs, and ran your sound checks. Now it’s time to impress guests with a proper demonstration–check out these 10 movie scenes to find the perfect clip for your demo.
Over at Hard-H20, a modding and hardware wiki, they share a well documented tutorial for taking a 2-wire fan (which is just power + ground) and upgrading it to a 3-wire fan (power + ground + tachometer). By following along wi...
You have an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad, you have a printer, and you want to print things—the only problem is your printer isn’t AirPrint compatible. No problem, read on as we show you how to print to older printers.
Whether you’re looking for an interface for your new DIY arcade cabinet or want to build a custom keypad for an application, this detailed tutorial will show you how to frankenmod an old keyboard into a new interface.
Android: BT Controller links Android devices together so one Android device can serve as the gamepad for another Android device.
Once a week we round up some of the emails we’ve answered and share the solutions with the rest of you; this week we’re looking at overheating laptops, upgrading to a bigger HDD, and grabbing ringtones from YouTube videos.
If you’re looking to roll your own standing desk, this IKEA-based guide will get you started on the road to abandoning your desk chair.
ComicCon and cosplay pics are common geek blog fodder, but they’re usually from yesterday’s convention. This roundup of pics is a vintage pile of 1980 convention cosplay awesomeness.
Windows: If you’re looking for a quick and dirty way to create temporary file associations while using your portable apps on a computer, Portable Extension Warlock makes it easy to open files with the apps you want.
If you’re a post doc looking to get undergrads interested in the Large Hadron Collider what do you do? Build an awesome 1:50 scale replica of the Collider’s Atlas Detector, naturally.
With the increasing size and resolution of computer monitors, there’s oh so much more to show off. This week we want to hear all about your tips, tricks, and sources for finding and/or creating awesome desktop wallpapers.
Anyone who has worked in the trenches of IT knows that sometimes the only solution at hand involves duct tape and a long wait for a replacement part. Today’s clever field hack skips the duct tape but bridges a damaged cable with a staple.
Last year we showed you how to tether your Android phone to your computer, no rooting required. The only catch was that it cost $16—now we’re back with a just as simple but free-as-in-beer solution.